Posted: 01/15/2007 - Wisconsin Coach Bo Ryan says sophomore forward Marcus Landry will get to imitate his brother in practice today and tomorrow. The #2 Badgers host Purdue on Wednesday at the Kohl Center.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - Wisconsin is about to begin the nation's first experiment at testing newborns who have a rare genetic disorder that is characterized by having little or no immune system.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - Madison officials could become the first in the nation to protest a state ban on gay marriage with a strong dissent added to their oath of office. Madison residents voted 2-to-1 in November against the ban, which passed easily statewide.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - Regional carrier Midwest Airlines has largely flown under the national radar as it quietly gained a following in its namesake region. The airline now finds the target of a hostile takeover that many of its loyal passengers and shareholders fear will end the perks.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - Wisconsin is among 14 states that fund corridor service that Amtrak might not otherwise provide. Tomorrow, 2 Senators are expected to announce legislation that would encourage more state investment in Amtrak by making federal matching funds available.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - Manitowoc police have made an arrest in the death of a man found last week in a ditch. Police Chief Perry Kingsbury told WOMT in Manitowoc that a 45-year-old man was arrested for hiding a corpse, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing justice.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - The city of Waupun isn't happy about the new paint that has been pulled off the light poles. And they want Jenny Hauschild and the Wisconsin Chapter of Greyhound Pets of America to fix it or pay for it.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - About 300 predominantly Hmong community members met over the weekend to talk about the killing of a Hmong refugee who died while he was hunting squirrels.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - The new Winnebago County district attorney has his work cut out for him. Christian Gossett won election last fall to a 2-year term when Bill Lennon decided not to seek re-election.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - A 7-month-old black bunny in one Milwaukee suburb isn't part of the magic act -- he's performing the magic act. The bunny -- named Houdini because he has escaped his outdoor cages more than a dozen times -- has been hitching rides on the underside of the Imes family minivan.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - More than 300 people showed up for an audition for the show "The Biggest Loser" in downtown Milwaukee this weekend. Martin Booker, a casting director for the show, says they are looking for charismatic people who viewers would want to root for.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - A carjacker shot an off-duty Milwaukee police officer, but he was saved by his bulletproof vest. A Police spokeswoman says the 36-year-old officer was driving his own vehicle after his shift this morning when 3 male suspects, 2 with guns, approached him near a gas station.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - Dane County Humane Society officials are anxious for federal drug trafficking charges to move forward against a man and his wife. That's because they are taking care of 47 pit bull terriers owned by Robert Lowery and his wife, Julie Dzikowich, who were arrested in June.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - If you feel like you've been shelling out a little less for gas, that's maybe because you have. Gas prices in Wisconsin have dropped to under $2 a gallon in some parts of the state.
Posted: 01/15/2007 - Sales of new vehicles were down last year in Wisconsin -- even more so than nationally. Reg-Track, a Wisconsin-based company that tracks vehicle industry trends, reports that new vehicle sales in Wisconsin fell 6% -- compared to 2% nationally.
Updated: 01/14/2007 - Thieves in the Darlington area seem to have amassed quite the collection of hubcaps. A resident, who was walking in a park, found about 120 hubcaps in the weeds.
Updated: 01/14/2007 - A Beloit school official is recovering from knee surgery after he was injured trying to restrain a reportedly unruly student. The student, 16-year-old Robert Harris, faces three misdemeanor charges including resisting an officer and two counts of disorderly conduct.
Posted: 01/14/2007 - A Dodge County man is set to plead to charges that he killed his three-year-old foster child and injured another one in May. Shane Marquadt is scheduled for a plea hearing following a status conference this week.
Updated: 01/14/2007 - The state's new attorney general says it will take up to 20 months for existing analysts to go through the backlog of DNA evidence at the State Crime Laboratory, even if no new evidence is submitted.
Posted: 01/13/2007 - Authorities say two people walked away unhurt from a crash after they were going at speeds of 90 miles per hour -- but that doesn't mean their records won't go untarnished.